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1. distinctive feature, distinguishing characteristic, peculiarity

an odd or unusual characteristic

2. distinctiveness, peculiarity, speciality, specialness, specialty

a distinguishing trait

3. curio, curiosity, oddity, oddment, peculiarity, rarity

something unusual -- perhaps worthy of collecting

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see synonyms of peculiarity
noun plural -ties
a strange or unusual habit or characteristic
a distinguishing trait, etc that is characteristic of a particular person; idiosyncrasy
the state or quality of being peculiar

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see synonyms of peculiarity
the quality or condition of being peculiar
2. Word forms: plural peˌculiˈarities
something that is peculiar, as a trait or habit

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see synonyms of peculiarity
n. pl. pe·cu·li·ar·i·ties
1. The quality or state of being peculiar.
2. A notable or distinctive feature or characteristic.
3. An eccentricity; an idiosyncrasy.

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